Tasting Notes: Lemon Zest, Brown Sugar, Black Tea
Roast level: Light
Farmer: Fero Cooperative
Located in the Sidama region of southern Ethiopia, the Sidama Coffee Farmers Cooperative Union (SCFCU) offers finance and technical services to 53 primary cooperative societies and over 80,000 farmers. They are the second largest producer of Ethiopian Sidama coffee. Most of its producer members are Organic and Fair Trade certified. Nearly all their coffee is grown in the shade of diverse, indigenous trees.
The Fero Cooperative joined the Sidama Union in 2005 and is its largest, most productive and successful member. Approximately 5,000 tons of Ethiopian Sidama coffee is produced per year, 95% of which is washed. Ethiopian Fero coffees are grown at 1,800-1,900 meters above sea level with harvest time occurring between September and December, depending on the coffee’s altitude and rainfall.
Approximately 5,000 tons of Ethiopian Sidama coffee is produced per year, 95% of which is washed. Harvest time occurs between September to December depending on the coffee’s altitude and rainfall.
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